Our Electric Co-op Family

Own & Maintain


of Electric Distribution Lines in the United States

Power More Than

20 Million

Businesses, Homes, Schools and Farms


42 Million

People across 2,500 U.S. Counties

832 distribution and
63 generation & transmission



of the nation’s landmass.

Distribution cooperatives are the foundation of the electric cooperative network. They are the direct point of contact with co-op members in the delivery of electricity and other services.

Generation & transmission cooperatives provide wholesale power to distribution co-ops through their own electric generation facilities or by purchasing power on behalf of the distribution members.

NRECA Electric Co-op
The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) is the national service organization for not-for-profit rural electric coops and public power districts providing retail electric service to more than 42 million people across the U.S.